magnet hospital


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A hospital where nursing delivers excellent patient outcomes, where nurses have a high level of job satisfaction, and where there is a low staff nurse turnover rate and appropriate grievance resolution. Magnet status is also said to indicate nursing involvement in data collection and decision-making in patient care delivery

magnet hospital

Hospital care A hospital that features flat organization structure, unit-based decision making, investment in education; MH nurses have less burnout, Pts have better care, ↓ time in hospital and in ICU

mag·net hos·pi·tal

(mag'nĕt hos-pi'tal)
A facility where nursing care standards are administered as established by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a division of the American Nurses Association. Magnet status is awarded to a health care organization that has demonstrated excellence and provides the best nursing and patient care through its support of international nursing professional standards.

magnet hospital

A hospital officially recognized for its leadership and policies that increase the recruitment and retention of registered professional nurses. The Magnet Recognition Program was developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to recognize health care organizations that provide nursing excellence. The program also provides a vehicle for disseminating successful nursing practices and strategies.
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Magnet Hospitals in a Changing Health Care Environment', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol.
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Of the 14 medical centers listed with the 2006 rankings, seven of the top ten were Magnet hospitals.
Baptist Health Lexington was initially designated a Magnet hospital in 2005 and is one of only five hospitals in Kentucky with this distinction.
After an intense application and review process, Sinai Hospital joins a distinguished list of Magnet hospitals nationwide, including Duke University Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina; Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota; and the Cleveland Clinic.
Hutt Hospital began its journey to becoming a magnet hospital around four years ago.
Current research shows similar positive findings between quality patient care and the staffing provided by magnet hospitals.
Congratulations to INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma's newest Magnet hospital.
A magnet hospital is one that meets the 14 principles identified by the ANCC as to what makes some hospitals "magnets" or more attractive to nursing staff.
Mercy Health Center, the only Magnet hospital in Oklahoma and among only 3 percent of hospitals in the nation to be awarded Magnet status, is a member of Mercy Health System of Oklahoma and the Sisters of Mercy Health System.